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Scientific Innovation

Scientists Develop A 'Smart' Skin That Could Revolutionize Prosthetics

HuffPost Korea | Sanga Kwak | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology

“In a few years, I expect to see prosthetic devices made of prosthetic skin that detects external stimuli and responds like real skin, operated by brain signals.”

Keeping America's Research Engine Running Requires Strong Federal Investment

Robert A. Brown | Posted 07.08.2013 | College
Robert A. Brown

When it comes to putting our economy on a path toward expansion and growth, and ensuring America's global competitiveness, one of the smartest things we can do is continue to invest in the research that makes discovery and innovation possible.

"Inliers": Why Non-Experts are Better at Disruptive Innovation

Naveen Jain | Posted 09.17.2012 | Technology
Naveen Jain

And while experts will have a part to play in solving today's looming crises where incremental evolution is needed, I believe that non-expert individuals will drive disruptive innovation. Here's why.

Space Exploration Reaches New Milestones - for Technology and Jobs

James M. Gentile | Posted 02.08.2012 | Technology
James M. Gentile

Where would America be today without Silicon Valley? And where would Silicon Valley -- and all of the jobs that have flowed from it -- be without U.S. space exploration?

Beyond Politics: Science Drives Our Future

Ellen Futter | Posted 09.20.2011 | New York
Ellen Futter

The United States did not become a great and powerful nation by rejecting science.

The Intel Science Talent Search and the Growth of American Scientists

James M. Gentile | Posted 06.19.2011 | Education
James M. Gentile

Bringing science and scientific research into American mainstream culture is one of the crucial challenges of our nation. The Intel Science Talent Search plays an important role in that regard.

Will Organized Labor Rally For Science... and Jobs

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James M. Gentile

Science is not a special interest; it's a national interest. And it's time for organized labor -- as well as the business community -- to rally behind it.

Why Obama Needs to Emphasize Innovation

Doug Schoen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Schoen

Nowhere is Obama's "change" theme more compelling than in the arena of scientific and technological innovation. He should direct the campaign conversation in that direction.